Date: April 18, 2013
Author: Australian Sports Commission

Sports Leadership Grants for Women close next week

The Sport Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Women program is an Australian Government initiative that is managed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) in partnership with the Australian Government Office for Women. The Sport Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Women program provides women with opportunities to undertake training to reach their leadership potential within the industry as coaches, officials and administrators. In 2013-14, the Australian Government has committed $400,000 to be distributed through the SLGSfW. As a result, grants of up to $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for organisations per annum, and scholarships of up to $10,000 per annum over three years, are available. Grants and scholarships are available in the following categories: coaching officiating governance management and administration communications, media and marketing. Key Dates 2013-14: Applications open – 10 March 2013 2013-14: Applications close – 26 April 2013 at 11.59pm EST 2013-14: Grant recipients announced – Late June 2013 2013-14: Grant payments activated – From 1 July 2013 2013-14: Recipient project reports and acquittals due – Monday 30 June 2014